Destination Marlborough Team

At Destination Marlborough we are a small team of people passionate about our region who believe that everyone is going to love Marlborough. If you have a tourism business in Marlborough or are interested in starting one up, are in the trade and are interested in sending your customers our way, a member of the media who wants to cover us or are just glad to have found people who are as obsessive compulsive about Marlborough tourism as you are then see our profiles below to find the best person to talk to.

Destination Marlborough

Physical Address:
8 Sinclair Street
Blenheim 7201

Postal Address:
P O Box 29

Blenheim 7240

For information and bookings on accommodation, transport and activites contact-

Marlborough i-SITE Visitor Centres
Picton Foreshore, Picton and 8 SInclair Street, Blenheim

Email: bookings@destinationmarlborough.com

Phone: 0800 777181 or +64 3 577 8080 for Blenheim
and +64 3 520 3113 for Picton

Blenheim iSITE opening hours for Winter:
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday & Sunday 9.00am - 3.00pm
Public Holidays 9.00am - 3.00pm (closed Christmas Day)

Picton iSITE opening hours for Winter:
Monday - Sunday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Public Holidays 9.00am - 4.00pm (closed Christmas Day)


 

 

 

 

Destination Marlborough's Marketing and Administration office 

Monday - Friday 8.30am-5pm

Phone +64 3 577 5523
Fax +64 3 577 5530

Email: info@destinationmarlborough.com

For event listings on LoveMarlborough website click here

 

 

Meet the team

Tracy Johnston

General Manager


Tracy is the captain of the Destination Marlborough ship, she has worked all over the globe for Tourism New Zealand before deciding that our corner of the world was the place to be. Her passion for growing Marlborough tourism is infectious as is her love for all things small and furry. As well as overseeing the Marketing and i-SITE teams Tracy is a strong advocate for Marlborough’s visitor industry both locally and nationally.

Call +64 3 579 2375 or email

Jason Henry
Marketing Communications Manager

Jason has returned with his family to his home region Marlborough, and is busy rediscovering everything there is to find throughout the region. With experience in brand, marketing and communications, he is leading Destination Marlborough’s consumer marketing effort to target domestic and Australian visitors, growing Marlborough’s online profile, integrating the outcomes of the Marlborough Story project across all channels, and managing our domestic and international media engagement..

Call +64 3 579 2374 or email

Jane Sutherland
Trade Development Manager

Jane is responsible for all things trade related, including our international trade marketing activity and the Marlborough Convention Bureau. She is our key contact for all our Trade Marketing Team partners and brings years of marketing experience across a number of industries, including tourism, to her role. After living overseas for several years, Jane decided to return to New Zealand and call Marlborough home.

Call +64 3 579 2307 or email

Jo May

Marketing Executive

If it wasn’t for Jo we wouldn’t know whether we were coming or going, Jo keeps us organized and handles everything from our image library, putting together our media and trade itineraries, making sure our weekly newsletters go out to making sure all our promotions material is world class.

Call +64 3 577 5523 extn 802 or email

Amy Chandler

i-SITE Operations Manager


What Amy doesn’t know about Marlborough in general and our i-SITEs in particular ain’t worth knowing.
We nabbed Amy to work in our i-SITEs when she was a sweet 19 year old and haven’t let her escape. Amy is kept busy by overseeing not one but both of our i-SITES.

Call +64 3 577 5523 extn 801 or email

Katrina Smith

Finance Manager


Katrina is our bean counter who makes sure we stay on the straight and narrow when it comes to our budgets. She also handles all of our accounts and invoicing so if you have an account query then Katrina is the person to talk to between the hours of 9am - 1pm Monday to Friday.

Call +64 3 577 5523 extn 800 or email

Rachel Holland
Picton i-SITE Centre Supervisor

Rachel is our born and bred Picton girl who loves tourism so much she has done it all over the world picking up German as a second language on her way. So if you want to chat bout saurkraut or german beer she is the women for you. Rachel is the person to call for brochure display enquiries, I-Site pormotional opportunities, staff famils, and all things to do with the Picton i-SITE.

Call + 64 3 573 9058 or email

Karen Metcalf
Blenheim I-SITE Centre Supervisor

Karen has experience working in tourism all over New Zealand before she was enticed to Marlborough. Karen is your first point of call for brochure display, i-SITE promotional opportunities, staff famils and is our operators go to gal for the Blenheim i-SITE.

Call + 64 3 577 8821 or email